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1 1 COLLEGE & CAREER Grades 5/6 MY ROAD TRIP TO Presented by the Arizona Department of Education State of Arizona Department of Education Office of John Huppenthal Superintendent of Public Instruction

2 THE FACTS COLLEGE & CAREER? WHY PREPARE FOR 1

3 2 1. The unemployment rate for a high school dropout is ____________% a. 10 b. 5 c. 80 d. 15 2. The unemployment rate for a college graduate is __________%. a. 5 b. 10 c. 50 d. 30 3. A high school dropout is _______times more likely than a high school graduate to be in jail or prison. a. 5 b. 8 c. 2 d. 4 MY ROAD TRIP TO COLLEGE & CAREER The Facts Part I 15 5 8

4 MY ROAD TRIP TO COLLEGE & CAREER The Facts Part II 3 *BONUS What is the best university in the world? 4. By 2014, ____% of the fastest growing careers will require some postsecondary education. a. 50 b. 25 c. 90 d.10 5. The average monthly earnings for a high school dropout is _______. a. $2,500 b. $4,000 c. $1,700 d. $50 6. The average monthly earnings for a graduate with a bachelor’s degree is_________. a. $2,500 b. $4,000 c. $1,700 d. $50 90 $1,700 $4,000 The one that best fits your needs and interests.

5 1. Advanced Placement-college-level courses offered at high school in which a student has the opportunity to earn advanced placement, credit or both at a college or university. 2. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)- college- readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in four-year colleges. 3. Arizona High School Graduation Requirements-the minimum subject credits required to graduate from high school: English-4; Math-4; Science-3; Social Studies-3; CTE/Fine Art-1; Elective-7. 4. Associate's degree- two-year degree from a community/junior college. 5. Bachelor's degree-a four-year degree from a college, university or professional school. 6. Career-an occupation or profession, especially one requiring special training, followed as one's lifework. 7. College- a school, sometimes but not always a university, offering special instruction in professional or technical subjects. 8. Community College- a two-year public institution providing higher education, granting certificates, diplomas, and associate's degrees. 9. Dual Enrollment-a student enrolled in high school is also enrolled at a local institution of higher learning, such as a community college or university. The student may take classes at either institution for credit toward their high school diploma, as well as for college credit. 10. Education and Career Action Plan (ECAP)- reflects a student's current plan of coursework, career aspirations, and extended learning opportunities in order to develop the student's individual academic and career goals. 11. Goals: statements about what you intend to achieve. 12. Grade Point Average (G.P.A.)- the average of all grades received. 13. Grants-financial assistance that does not require repayment. 14. Honors Course- course that offers the same material as a regular class, but enriched with greater depth and a faster pace. 15. International Baccalaureate (IB)- three programmes of international education and rigorous assessment designed to help students aged 3-19 develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. 16. Internship-a job in a student's field of study; may be required in some academic programs and may include salary and college credit. 17. Loans-financial assistance that must be repaid. 18. Postsecondary education-education following the completion of high school. 19. Prerequisite: a course or courses that must be successfully completed before a student can enroll in the next-level course or more advanced courses. 20. Scholarships-financial assistance based on merit; do not require repayment. 21. Transcript-the cumulative official record containing the courses, semester hours, and grades earned by a student. 22. University-an institution for higher learning which contains a collection of colleges. When you go to a university you are going to be graduating from one of their colleges, such as the business college. My Road Trip to College & Career Vocabulary 4

6 *Fill in each blank with a word from the My Road Trip to College & Career Vocabulary on page 4 Hint: The bolded words are clues to the answer. 1. I will need a total of __________ credits in order to graduate from high school. 2.Completing an ______________________ degree requires two years of study at a _________________ _______________ and completing a _______________________ degree requires four years of study at a college or _______________________________. 3. In order to go to college I might need ______________that have to be repaid or I can qualify for____________________ or _____________________which do not require repayment. 4.My _____________ _______________ ________________will provide me with an average of all the grades I earn in school and will be placed on my ________________________. 5.My __________________ ______ ________________ _____________ ____________ will help me with my academic and career goals. My Score: ________ 5 22 associate’s community educationandcareer transcript actionplan averagepointgrade scholarshipsgrants loans university bachelor’scollege

7 6 Take the most challenging courses MANAGE MY TIME Research Majors & Careers READ! WRITE! REFLECT! Take Interest Inventories Participate in Extracurricular Activities Prepare, Track and Update My ECAP (Education and Career Action Plan)

8 7 ____Learn College and Career Vocabulary located on page 4. ____Check out majors and careers at http://www.kids.gov/ http://www.kids.gov/ MY ROAD TRIP TO COLLEGE & CAREER 6 th Grade This car has passed inspection. _______________ ____Talk to school counselor, librarian or other adults such as my teachers, relatives and family friends about their jobs. ____Read biographies and autobiographies at http://www.biography.com/ or http://www.infoplease.com/people.html http://www.biography.com/ http://www.infoplease.com/people.html ____Get involved in extracurricular activities. ____Participate in class activities. ____Start developing good study habits by following some of the top 10 study tips at http://www.brighthub.com/education/k- 12/articles/3521.aspxhttp://www.brighthub.com/education/k- 12/articles/3521.aspx ____I know and display the behaviors that are expected of me at school and in my classes. ____Keep a time log for a week to see how I spend my time. ____Find out more about myself, my career interests at sites such as http://azcis.in tocareers.org/ default.as px or http://www.b ls.gov/k12/ http://azcis.in tocareers.org/ default.as px http://www.b ls.gov/k12/ _____Enter a contest at www.home workspot.co m (Click on Middle School contests) www.home workspot.co m

9 8 ____Learn College and Career Vocabulary located on page 4. ____Take the most challenging courses. MY ROAD TRIP TO COLLEGE & CAREER 7 th Grade This car has passed inspection. _______________ ___Keep a journal to develop writing skills. ____Keep a time log for a week to see how I spend my time. _____Enter a contest at www.home workspot.c om (Click on Middle School contests) www.home workspot.c om ____Find out more about myself, my career interests at sites such as http://azcis.i ntocareers.o rg/default.as px or http://www. bls.gov/k12/ http://azcis.i ntocareers.o rg/default.as px http://www. bls.gov/k12/ ____Talk to school counselor, librarian or other adults such as my teachers, relatives and family friends about their jobs. ____Read biographies and autobiographies at http://www.biography.com/ or http://www.infoplease.com/people.html http://www.biography.com/ http://www.infoplease.com/people.html ____Get involved in extracurricular activities. ____Participate in class activities. ____Develop good study habits by following some of the top 10 study tips at http://www.brighthub.com/education/k- 12/articles/3521.aspxhttp://www.brighthub.com/education/k- 12/articles/3521.aspx ____I know and display the behaviors that are expected of me at school and in my classes.

10 9 ____Take ACT® Explore or College Board’s PSSS ____Check out short-term summer jobs at www.backdoorjobs.com or ask counselors/others. www.backdoorjobs.com MY ROAD TRIP TO COLLEGE & CAREER 8 th Grade This car has passed inspection. _______________ ____Take challenging courses. ____Attend college fairs. ____Get involved in extracurricular activities. ____Read biographies and autobiographies at http://www.biography.com/ or http://www.infoplease.com/people.html http://www.biography.com/ http://www.infoplease.com/people.html ____Clean up my Facebook/My Space/E-mail accounts. ____Tell teachers and counselors that I plan to go to college. ____Find others who are also interested in going to college. ____Start a summer reading list (ask teachers). ____Start a calendar with important dates and deadlines. ____ I know and display the behaviors that are expected of me at school and in my classes. ___Check www.colle geboard.org to explore colleges that fit my interests. ___Keep a time log to see how I spend my time. www.colle geboard.org ____Find out more about myself, my career interests at sites such as http://azcis.in tocareers.org/ default.as px or http://www.b ls.gov/k12/ http://azcis.in tocareers.org/ default.as px http://www.b ls.gov/k12/ _____Make a folder and keep my best work in it. _____Enter a contest at www.home workspot.co m (Click on Middle School contests) www.home workspot.co m

11 INTEREST INVENTORY COLLEGE & CAREER MY ROAD TRIP TO 10

12 11 SEIA 5 6 6972 with the number of jobs circled for each letter on page 12 and write in the total number in the boxes above. See Example

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15 Time Manager COLLEGE & CAREER MY ROAD TRIP TO 14

16 How many hours/minutes a day do I :TimeHow many hours/minutes a day do I:Time Daily Total Play video games?Spend in school? Spend with friends? Study or do homework? Prepare and eat meals?Watch TV? Spend in extracurricular activities? Talk on the phone or text message? Commute to and from school? Do chores? Spend online or on the computer? Get showered and dressed? Sleep? Do other? TOTAL 24 What does the way I spend my time say about me? Could I spend my time differently? If so, how? Regular School Day MY TIME MANAGER 15

17 How many hours/minutes a day do I :TimeHow many hours/minutes a day do I:Time Daily Total Play video games?Spend in school? Spend with friends? Study or do homework? Prepare and eat meals?Watch TV? Spend in extracurricular activities? Talk on the phone or text message? Commute to and from school? Do chores? Spend online or on the computer? Get showered and dressed? Sleep? Do other? TOTAL 24 What does the way I spend my time say about me? Could I spend my time differently? If so, how? Regular School Day MY TIME MANAGER 16

18 MY COLLEGE & CAREER RESOURCES Part 1 College Preparation: http://www.knowhow2go.org/middle.php CollegeCareerLifePlanning.com Explore Colleges: collegeboard.org YOUniversitytv.com eCampusTours.com http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/ https://www.azed.gov/resourcecenter/colleges_universities.asp Financial Aid: fafsa.ed.gov http://www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov/F4CApp/index/index.jsf https://studentaid2.ed.gov/getmoney/scholarship/v3browse.asp http://www.collegegoalsunday.com/Pay4CollegeArizona/index.html 17

19 MY COLLEGE & CAREER RESOURCES Part 2 Homework and Subject Area Help: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/ Majors & Careers: bls.gov/oco/home.htm princetonreview.com http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/pdf/cruiser.pdf http://accg.azhighered.org/accg/majors.asp Scholarships: phoenix.gov/collegedepot fastweb.com finaid.org Volunteer Opportunities: volunteermatch.com volunteer.gov Explore Colleges: collegeboard.org YOUniversitytv.com eCampusTours.com http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/ https://www.azed.gov/resourcecenter/colleges_universities.asp Majors & Careers: bls.gov/oco/home.htm princetonreview.com http://www.kids.gov/ http://www.bls.gov/k12/ http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm http://www.fldoe.org/workforce/pdf/cruiser.pdf http://accg.azhighered.org/accg/majors.asp http://www.azcis.intocareers.org/ College Preparation: http://www.knowhow2go.org/middle.php CollegeCareerLifePlanning.com 18

20 The road to success is not reached by the quick or idle, but by those who methodically and patiently keep moving regardless of life events. COLLEGE & CAREER MY ROAD TRIP TO 19

21 20 Think about what you have just learned and complete the following three statements: 1. I learned about ________________________ _______________________________________________. 2.I want to never forget about_______________ _______________________________________________. 3.I would like to know more about ___________ _______________________________________ ______________________________________. STOP! MY ROAD TRIP TO COLLEGE & CAREER FEEDBACK Name:_______________________

22 My Road Trip to College & Career Notes... 21

23 Arizona Department of Education Innovative & Exemplary Programs Academic Achievement Division Maxine E. Daly Deputy Associate Superintendent Innovative & Exemplary Programs 1535 West Jefferson Street Phoenix AZ 85007 602 542-5510 Maxine.Daly@azed.gov John Balentine Director, Dropout Prevention & High School Renewal 602 542-4575 John.Balentine@azed.gov The Arizona Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities or in its hiring and employment practices. For questions or concerns regarding this statement, please contact (602) 542-3186. Educator Power Point presentations and student booklets can be located at http://www.ade.state.az.us/asd/dropout/ under My Road Trip to College and Career.http://www.ade.state.az.us/asd/dropout/ To request additional copies contact printshop@azed.gov to set up an account and then complete print order form found at http://www.ade.state.az.us/asd/dropout/ under My Road Trip to College and Career.printshop@azed.govhttp://www.ade.state.az.us/asd/dropout/ 22


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